Monday, April 04, 2005

More Kudos for UW

UW School of Medicine ranks as nation's top primary-care medical school

For the 12th consecutive year, the U.S. News & World Report annual graduate and professional school rankings, released today, list the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine as No. 1 among medical schools that excel in primary-care training. The UW School of Medicine also continues to be ranked as the best in the United States for teaching medical students about family practice and rural medicine.
The UW medical school received high national rankings in teaching other medical disciplines. It tied for No. 4 in teaching medical students about AIDS, ranked No. 6 in teaching about women's health, No. 7 in geriatrics training, No. 7 in internal medicine training, tied for No. 8 in teaching future physicians to recognize and treat drug and alcohol abuse; and tied for No. 9 in pediatrics training.